Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th out of 37 OECD countries. The position for the UK is no better with productivity remaining close to bottom of the G7 league table.  For both public and private sector organisations, there are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours a ...

Productivity in Scotland has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. We can all work longer hours and harder. Alternatively, we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinki ...

Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. Work harder, longer and for less pay. Leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way thing ...

As reported in a previous post, Bridgeall recently hosted a Round Table Expert Forum ‘The State of Digital Transformation 2019’ involving senior IT Directors from the private and public sectors. This was a follow-up to our 'State of Digital Transformation 2018' conference held in November of last year at Microsoft's Scottish HQ in Edinburgh. The Round Table was facilitated by D ...

A blog post from last November summarised three new thought leadership reports from the influential Project Management Institute (PMI) covering the changing role of the project management profession in an era of digital disruption. To continue performing a strategic role in driving transformation, the Project Management Office (PMO) will need to evolve as a strategic collabora ...

Using a live Interactive Audience Polling Tool, and facilitated by Dr. Jim Hamill, the main findings from our Public Sector Digital Leaders Forum held on 1st November last year are now available for download. The results provide a useful snapshot of the state of public sector digital transformation in Scotland as we move into 2019. Key Findings While there is growing accepta ...

The main findings from our Public Sector Digital Leaders Forum held on 1st November last year are now available. Using an Interactive Audience Polling Tool, the results provide a very useful snapshot of the state of public sector digital transformation in Scotland year end 2018. While there is growing acceptance of the need for Scotland’s public sector to transform digitally, ...

Through the Bridgeall blog, our social media activities on LinkedIn and Twitter, we try to provide relevant and topical insight into the rapidly changing world of software development, the Cloud and digital transformation. For 2018, we have published 67 blog posts on a variety of topics, the most popular of which are listed below. Digital Workplaces Explained in Four Tag Clou ...

Azure Digital Twins is a spatial intelligence platform for building virtual representations of the physical world and contextually aware solutions specific to your industry. By modelling the relationships and interactions among people, places and devices, Azure Digital Twins enables next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. A recently released video from Microsoft hi ...

According to a 2017 report from PwC (Sizing the Prize), launched at the World Economic Forum in China, global GDP will be 14% higher in 2030 as a result of AI - the equivalent of $15.7 trillion, more than the current output of China and India combined. The increase in GDP will be driven by labour productivity improvements combined with the increase in consumer demand resulting ...